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October 26, 2018 2:00 PM Loyal Francistown fans stick with Zebras

The recent Francistown crowd was achieved despite the Zebras poor run, which had seen the team fail to win or score in three matches. The Independence Day match against the Brave Warriors of Namibia, attracted less than 5,000 despite the free entry. In contrast, the Africa Cup of Nations qualifier against Burkina Faso at the Francistown Sports Complex 182

October 16, 2018 1:14 PM What happened the last time Burkina Faso visited

It is three years since a Jonathan Pitriopa-led Burkina Faso faced then, Peter Butler's charges. Butler was still relatively new, having joined the Zebras in February. The Francistown Sports Complex was hosting it first-ever international match. A then record crowd of over 25,000 fans crammed into the new venue on September 5, and the Zebras responded 157

October 9, 2018 1:05 PM Zebras stand-off resolved, Ditsele apologises

The players refused to train yesterday, as they prepare to face Burkina Faso in crucial back-to-back Africa Cup of Nations qualifiers. The BFA was engaged in talks with the players yesterday, which the mother body's spokesperson, Tumo Mpatane, described as progressive, as the two sides sought a breakthrough in the deadlock. The players wanted to be paid allowances 169

September 29, 2018 4:00 AM BFA cranks up pressure on ‘broke’ clubs

Most of the 16 BPL clubs are knee-deep in debt, resulting in the majority failing to regularly pay staff. However all the clubs were recently given the all clear by the First Instance Body (FIB), which is responsible for licencing clubs, to take part in the BTC Premiership. Just weeks into the new season, a number of clubs are already approaching various 151

September 28, 2018 2:00 PM BFA unveils new P4m artificial turf

The construction of the ground was done through the FIFA Forward Development Programme and at a cost of cost $390,996 (around P4 million). Through its partnership with the Slovakia Football Association (SFA), the BFA also built an ablution block for P426,000. BFA president, Maclean Letshwiti said the two facilities will come in handy for the association’s 135

September 21, 2018 2:00 PM Tails-up Ostriches target winless Chiefs

Magosi are on course for an undesired record as they currently sit 13th with only two points from the four games played. They have conceded seven goals while scoring only thrice and have failed to find the net in their last three games. Their three goals came from their league opener against Extension Gunners in a match that finished 3-3. Ahead of the Ostriches 152

September 11, 2018 2:14 PM Zebras face Brave Warriors on Independence Day

Botswana Football Association (BFA) chief executive officer, Mfolo Mfolo said the two will clash at the National Stadium as part of Independence Day celebrations. The Zebras are preparing for a busy October, with back-to-back clashes against Burkina Faso. David Bright's charges travel to Ouagadougou to face the Stallions on October 10, before the reverse 147

September 10, 2018 2:00 PM Zebras Gunned Down In Angola

They are currently sitting at the bottom of Group I without a single point. The Zebras kick-started their campaign with a loss against Mauritania who are now sitting at the top of the group with six points from two games. They are the only side now in the group without a point. Mauritania stretched their lead at the top with a win over Burkina Faso. Zebras 148

September 8, 2018 4:00 AM Mamelodi loses case against BFA

South African firm, ADM Financial Forensic Services, at the instruction of the Botswana Football Association (BFA) carried out a forensic audit into the affairs of the BPL. Mamelodi was suspended pending a disciplinary hearing last year and was subsequently dismissed over allegations of maladministration. BFA had commissioned the audit report, for the purposes 131

August 29, 2018 5:05 PM Women's Zebras face Banyana in COSAFA Cup

In a draw conducted this morning in Johannesburg, the Zebras were picked in Group A alongside, the hosts, regional powerhouses, Malawi and Madagascar. The draw will bring harsh memories to local football fans, as once again the Zebras will face perennial tormentors, South Africa's Banyana Banyana. The Zebras have never won an official game against their 151